- a drastically narrowed field of vision, as in looking through a tube, symptomatic of retinitis pigmentosa.
- an extremely narrow or prejudiced outlook; narrow-mindedness.
Origin of tunnel vision
First recorded in 1940–45
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- a condition in which peripheral vision is greatly restricted
- narrowness of viewpoint resulting from concentration on a single idea, opinion, etc, to the exclusion of others
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- Vision in which the visual field is severely constricted.
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